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With former Ph.D. student, Gene Richardson, and a large interdisciplinary team from UCSF, Harvard, UCLA, and Georgia State, I have been working on the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of Ebola Virus Disease in the recent outbreaks in Sierra Leone and DRC. We were recently awarded a MIDAS grant to continue this work. More soon...

Representative Papers

Hazel, A., M. C. Davidson A. Rogers, M. B. Barrie, A. Freeman, M. Mbayoh, M. Kamara, S. Blumberg, T. M. Lietman, G. W. Rutherford, J. H. Jones, T. C. Porco, E. T. Richardson, J. D. Kelly. (2023) Social network analysis of Ebola virus disease during the 2014 outbreak in Sukudu, Sierra Leone, in press, Open Forum Infectious Diseases. (doi:10.1093/ofid/ofac593)

Kelly, J.D., S.R. Wannier, C. Sinai, C.A. Moe, N.A. Hoff, S. Blumberg, B. Selo, M. Mossoko, G. Chowell-Puente, J.H. Jones, E. Okitolonda-Wemakoy, G.W. Rutherford, T.M. Lietman, J.J. Muyembe-Tamfum, A.W. Rimoin, T.C. Porco, E.T. Richardson. (2020) The impact of different types of violence on Ebola virus disease transmission during the 2018-2020 outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 222(12): 2021–2029. (doi:10.1093/infdis/jiaa163)

Wannier, R., L. Worden, N.A. Hoff, E. Amezcua, B. Selo, C. Sinai, M. Mossoko, B. Njoloko, E. Okitolonda-Wemakoy, P. Mbala-Kingebeni, S. Ahuka-Mundeke, J.J. Muyembe-Tamfum, E.T. Richardson, G.W. Rutherford, J.H. Jones, T.M. Lietman, A. Rimoin, T.C. Porco, J.D. Kelly. (2019) Estimating the impact of violence on transmission in Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2018–2019. Epidemics. 2019: 100353. (doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2019.100353)

Kelly, J.D., M.B. Barrie, A.W. Mesman, S. Karku, K. Quiwa, M. Drasher, G.W. Slough, K. Dierberg, S. Koedoyoma, C.P. Lindan, J.H. Jones, G. Chamie, L. Worden, B. Greenhouse, S.D. Weiser, T.C. Porco, G.W. Rutherford, and E.T. Richardson. (2018) Anatomy of a Hotspot: Chain and Seroepidemiology of Ebola Virus Transmission, Sukudu, Sierra Leone, 2015-16. The Journal of Infectious Disease. 217(8): 1214–1221. (doi:10.1093/infdis/jiy004)

Richardson, E.T., J.D. Kelly, M.B. Barrie, A.W. Mesman, S. Karku, K. Quiwa, R.H. Marsh, S. Koedoyoma, F. Daboh, K.P. Barron, M. Grady, E. Tucker, K.L. Dierberg, G.W. Rutherford, M. Barry, J.H. Jones, M.B. Murray, and P.E. Farmer. (2016) Minimally Symptomatic Infection in an Ebola 'Hotspot': A Cross-Sectional Serosurvey. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10 (11):e0005087. (doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005087)